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crescendo

USAGE NOTE
The plural of "crescendo" is "crescendos" or "crescendi."
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (music)
a. el crescendo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
In the movie, the crescendo of the music stresses the growing suffering of the main character.En la película, el crescendo de la música subraya el creciente sufrimiento del protagonista.
2. (climax)
a. el punto culminante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We need to recall this product before customer dissatisfaction reaches a crescendo.Tenemos que retirar este producto antes de que la insatisfacción de los clientes llegue a un punto culminante.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (music)
a. ir en crescendo
She closed her eyes and let her mind soar when the music crescendoed.La música fue en crescendo y ella cerró los ojos y dejó que su mente volara.
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crescendo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (music)
a. el crescendo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(& fig)
to rise to a crescendoalcanzar el punto culminante
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crescendo [krɪˈʃendəʊ]
noun
crescendos crescendi [krɪˈʃendɪ] (Mús) also crescendo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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